Athens (Piraeus)
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Athens to Paros Ferry

How long is the ferry from Athens to Paros?

The Athens to Paros ferry route is provided by 6 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Athens to Paros is approximately 3 hours on ferries servicing this route. Athens to Paros ferry duration can range between 2 hours 50 minutes and 7 hours 35 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Athens to Paros Ferry Schedules

On average there are 52 weekly ferry sailings from Athens to Paros. Blue Star Ferries provide up to 3 sailings per day, SeaJets provide up top 14 weekly sailings, Aegean Speed Lines provide 4 weekly sailings, Minoan Lines provide 3 weekly sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings and Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 3 weekly sailings. During the high season ferry timetables often increase. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Athens to Paros Ferry Time

The earliest ferry departs Athens at 06:45 and the last ferry departs at 17:30.

High Speed Ferry Athens to Paros

The fastest ferry from Athens to Paros is with SeaJets.

Overnight ferries from Athens to Paros

Unfortunately, there are no ferries on this route that operate overnight. However, this can change depending on seasonal schedules.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Athens to Paros?

Yes, there are cabins available on the ferry from Athens to Paros.

Can I bring pets on the Athens to Paros ferry?

Yes, pets are welcome on the ferry from Piraeus to Paros with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries. Both operators provide kennels onboard, which are fully supervised throughout the journey. However, please ensure that your pet is fully vaccinated before travelling and has proof of such with a medical certificate.

How much luggage can I bring on the ferry from Athens to Paros?

Passengers travelling with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries can take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per person. All luggage is stored below deck so you won't have access to it throughout the journey. While Cyclades Fast Ferries don't have a specific baggage policy, we recommend that you only bring up to 50 kilograms per person to avoid facing any additional fees.

Athens to Paros Ferry Cost

Ferry price from Athens – Paros can range between $89 and $515 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $254, prices can range between $89 and $452. The average price with a car is $478. Car prices can range between $237 and $785. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Athens Paros

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability.

With 8 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is an alternative Paros ferry if you require additional flexibility including the Santorini to Paros ferry.

Athens (Piraeus) to Paros Ferry Alternatives

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Athens (Piraeus) - Paros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Aegean Speed Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price $245*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 35
Average Sailing Duration 3h 51m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 50m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 18:30
Distance 102 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change pricing is taken from last 30 days last updated 2023-06-22.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros is approximately 3h 30m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?

    The average price of a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros is approximately $139. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?

    There are currently 5 popular ferry operators travelling from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Aegean Speed Lines
    • Minoan Lines
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?

    Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • How far is Paros from Athens (Piraeus)?

    Athens (Piraeus) to Paros is approximately 102 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens to Paros Ferry Guide

Piraeus Port Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban sprawl. Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy.

Passengers arriving at Piraeus ferry port can expect to find a huge range of facilities including cafes, restaurants, duty free shops, ATMs, currency exchange offices and lounges. There is also the X96 bus which transports passengers between gates E1 to E9 throughout the day as well as taxi ranks.

How to get to the port of Piraeus

As the Piraeus port is situated only 12km southwest of Athens city centre, you can easily get there via car or public transport. Simply follow Line 1 (Green Line) for approximately 30 minutes until you arrive at Monastiraki station. There is also the 040-bus available from Syntagma Square, which will take you within walking distance of the passenger terminals. Please head in the direction of gates E1 to E10 upon arrival in order to locate your ferry.

Port Address: 10 Akti Miaouli, Piraeus, 185 38, Greece
Port Authority: Piraeus Port Authority S. A. (+302104550000)

Paros Ferry Guide

Located in the Cyclades Islands, the Greek island of Paros lies in the Aegean Sea to the west of Naxos from which it is separated by a channel that is around 8km wide. The island is 160km to the southeast of the Port of Piraeus, making it a popular ferry route for those exploring Greece. The island's port is in the capital of Parikia and hosts both conventional ferries and high speed ferries.

Paros ferry port is easily accessible via public transport as the Paroikia Intercity Bus Terminal is only a 5-minute walk away, with buses departing all over the island. Alternatively, Paros Taxi Station is located directly outside the terminal along with a car rental agency. There are a number of bars, restaurants, supermarkets and cafes near Paros port looking over the waterfront as well as toilets and lounges inside the main building. The address is Paros 844 00, Parikia, Greece.

Port address: Port of Paros, Paros 84400, Greece
Bus information Paros (KTEL): (+30) 22840 21395 or (+30) 22840 22273
Taxi Port of Paros: (+30) 694 4540556 or (+30) 694 4668331

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